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Old 01-07-2010, 04:49 AM   #1
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Default Can yeast produce alcohol from eating splenda?

I'm sure this is a dumb question that has been asked many times before but I figured I'd ask it anyway TIA

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Old 01-07-2010, 04:59 AM   #2
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Nope, totally different chemical. Splenda is one way to sweeten your brews.

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Old 01-07-2010, 05:00 AM   #3
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i don't believe so, many people backsweeten w/ splenda because it will not ferment. don't take this as canon though, just regurgitating what I've found on random sites.

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Old 01-07-2010, 05:14 AM   #4
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I think this is what i said?

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Old 01-07-2010, 12:13 PM   #5
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I think this is what i said?
You both posted at the same time. I doubt he seen your reply.
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Splenda will not ferment, and will not be eaten by yeast. It sweetens a finished product.

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With some vast research on the last four posts. Um, no.. I heard it's a way to sweeten your brews though.

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Old 01-07-2010, 02:15 PM   #8
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Only after the yeast have been infected by the H1N1 Virus. They then mutate and can eat anything, it's all part of "Project Blue Beam".

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Straight Splenda, no. It's chlorinated sucrose and nothing can metabolize it. Some forms of Splenda have a little dextrose in it as a flow agent, that will ferment. The sugar in Splenda blends will ferment.

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Just be very careful if back sweetening with Splenda. It is something like 100x sweeter than sugar and very easy to overdue, as I found out with my Apple Ale.

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